saudiaA Saudi Airlines flight flying from Jeddah to Riyadh on Monday was delayed after five female passengers got into a fight on board .

The Assistant Director General of the Saudi national carrier was quoted  as saying that the dispute between five women had caused flight no.1044 destined to Riyadh from King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah, to be delayed by two hours.

The dispute ensued to a fight, prompting the airline to cancel their journey as the fight came to an end.

The airplane took off from the airport an hour and thirty eight minutes behind schedule without the five women passengers, local media reports added.